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Candidate Filing Begins

Candidates wanting to run for most offices in the 2020 elections can begin filing today,  Filing begins at noon today and ends at noon on Friday December 20th.  the 2020 primary is March 3rd with the general

McAdenville Lights go on Monday

 The arrival of the holiday season means more traffic for the Gaston County community of McAdenville, also known as Christmas Town, USA.​​ The town will kick off its 64th year of this popular free attraction at 5

Holiday Shopping Safety

If you see something, say something. Call the City of Lenoir Police Department at 757-2100 to report suspicious behavior. Call 911 if you have an emergency or see someone committing a crime. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and

Blue ridge prepares for possible high winds

Blue Ridge Energy is on high alert and ready to respond should severe weather lead to power outages in the cooperative’s service area of Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Avery, Wilkes and Alexander counties over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Busy Travel Weekend

Today is the busiest travel day of the year.  More than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving according to

Man charged with child pornography

A Conover man is faces charges child pornography charges after an investigation by the Catawba County Sheriffs Office.  45 year old Darren Eugene Matthews is charged with 2nd degree sexual exploitation of a minor and third degree

Couple charged in robbery

A woman and her fiance have been charged after police say they carried out a robbery at the store where she worked.  A man yielding an ornamental sword entered Big Daddys Mini Mart in Morganton Monday night

Garth Brooks To Perform in Charlotte

The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour is coming to Charlotte, NC. The concert will be Saturday, May 2nd, 7:00 PM at Bank of America Stadium. It’s Garth’s first time in Charlotte, NC in 22 years. This will be

Hickory Businesses Burglarized

Police in Hickory are investigating a rash of break ins at area nail salons.  Breaks ins were reported at Fashion Nails on Highway 70 SE, Deja Vue Nails on 29th Ave, Dr. SE, and La Vie Nail

Burke County Drug Arrests

On November 14, 2019, detectives with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and NC Probation and Parole Officers served a search warrant of the residence at 7366 McDuffy Road Lot 2, in Connelly Springs. Samantha Mclean and Aaron